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Luton Mayor and two councillors breaks lockdown rules to attend party
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Luton Mayor and two councillors breaks lockdown rules to attend party

    Mayor of Luton Cllr Tahir Malik, Cllr Waheed Akbar and Cllr Asif Mahmood attended a large gathering where social distancing was not being followed, and face masks were not worn. Pictures of the event caused outrage after they were shared on Facebook. On one image, Cllr Malik is seen with a face mask hanging beneath his face. Luton has currently been earmarked as an area for intervention by the government after a spike in Covid-19 cases. In a statement to the media, the three councillors stated: We apologise unreservedly to the people of Luton for our breach of the lockdown rules. We attended what we believed was going to be a small socially distanced gathering, in line with the government guidelines. During the course of the event, the arrival of additional guests ...